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Today we went to Osaka city first thing in the morning. We went up to the top of the castle and from there we could see the whole of Osaka city. It is an old castle that has over 300 years of history. Than we are off to our second destination: a museum about old Osaka. It has a live model of a part of the old Osaka ...
... information on the history of Osaka. Unfortunately a fair bit of it was in Japanese so that made it a little hard to understand. There were some very cool exhibits of armour and swords and clothing too. Overall, the castle was nice, but I much preferred Nagoya Castle that we saw on our last trip here. We caught the subway back to Osaka and someone had the brilliant idea to go to Shakeys for all you can drink and all you can eat pizza and pasta. Talk about ...
... after complications when
booking these hostel. However, it was not much hassle and the next
place was not that far away. 'Peace Hostel Showa'. It was much more
hostel like, with a big living area and kitchen and the beds were
comfy. Privacy though, there was little. The doors were the
translucent and you couldn't lock the doors. What this meant though,
more annoyingly then the lack of privacy was the all the light came
in even when you had your ...
... much about it besides more of a port city and modern town. We wondered why Kobe beef is so famous and so where are they? We arrived quite late afternoon and exhausted on getting too far outside the city center so we decided to walk to China town. After walking along the train line for 20 minutes we had a look at the map again and realized that our destination is the opposite way...again. Not too far though we arrived back to the station and walked straight for a ...
... The blue metal raked in perfect lines around the square, and the perfectly swept walkways are a giveaway to the Zen mindset. Firstly one must keep the room and the temple spotlessly clean and orderly, then to do the same with the mind, and when you get that bit understood and engrained as part of your way, ask the next question Grasshopper! The clear difference in the Japanese temples is the understated way the place is run and presented, no big flash anything, just ...
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